“外教社杯”2007年全国中学生新课标英语百科知识竞赛??初赛正式试卷(初中组LeveIs 3 and 5)

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70MultipleChoiceQuestions

1.Astronautsfloatinspacebecausethereisno__.
A.air
B.gravity
C.weather
D.food
2.Astronautsmustexercisefor__everydayin
spacesotheyarestrongenoughtowalkwhenthey
returntoEarth.
A.1hour
B.2hours
C.10minutes
D.30minutes
3.TheForbiddenCitywasbuiltin__theDy-
nasty.
A.Song
B.Yuan
C.Ming
D.Qing
4.Whichfishcleancoralhelpingittogrow?
A.Butterflyfish.
B.Parrotfish
C.Hornsharks.
D.Jewelfish.
5.Babypandasarebornwith__skin.
A.blackB,whiteC,blackandwhiteD.pink
6.'Joeys'arebaby__.Theirmotherscarrythem
inspecialpockets.
A.tigersB.giraffesC.kangaroosD.elephants
7.WhatdotheChinesepeopleusuallydoonChinese
NewYear'sDay?
A.Theyeatmooncakes.
B.Theymakedumplings.
C.Theyrowaboat,
D.Theysellfoodinthemarket.
8.TheTowerofPisais__metershighinaltitude.
A.60
B.56
C.600
D.197
9.Whichofthesebirdscan'tfly?
A.Anowl.
B.Anostrich
C.Aswan.
D.Amagpie.
10.WhichofthefollowingisNOTafish?
A.Aray.
B.Aseahorse.
C.Awhale.
D.Ashark.
11.Whichofthesemartialartsisnolongerusedfor
fighting?
A.Boxing.
B.Taichi.
C.Kungfu.
D.Karate.
12.Fisharevertebratesbecausetheyhave__.
A.gills
B.fins
C.scales
D.backbones
13.ThehotmeltedrockinsidetheEarthiscalled__.
A.lave
B.magma
C.ash
D.crater
14.Wheredoesafatherpenguinputtheeggtohatch
it?
A.Inaholeinthesnow.
B.Underhistail.
C.Underhisflippers.
D.Onhisfeet.
15.CirqueduSoleil'isFrench.InEnglish.itmeans‘__’.
A.CircusoftheMoon.
B.CircusoftheSun.
C.CircusoftheUniverse
D.CircusoftheEarth
16.Humanbabiesarebornwithmorethan300bones,
butadultsonlyhave__.
A.203
B.204
C.205
D.206
17.__havebrightyellowcrestsandredeyes.
A.Emperorpenguins.
B.Galapagospenguins.
C.Fairypenguins.
D.Rockhopperpenguins.
18.Sharkshavestrongjawsandsharpteeth.Theyalso
have__senses.
A.four
B.five
C.six
D.seven
19.Whoinventedairconditioning?
A.DrWillisCarrier
B.AlbertEinstein.
C.ThomasEdison.
D.GeneralElectric.
20.__wasthefirstpersontoflyaloneacrossthe
AtlanticOceannon-stop.
A.CharlesLindbergh
B.WilburWright
C.OrvilleWright
D.AmeliaEarhart
21.Mostofthevolcanoesintheworldarearoundthe__.
A.IndianOcean
B.AtlanticOcean
C.PacificOcean
D.ArcticOcean
22.Whatisadogfight?
A.It'swhentwoormoredogsfighteachotherfor
money.
B.It'satypeofplaneusedinWorldWarI.
C.It'swhentwoplanesfighteachotherintheair.
D.It'swhenpeoplefightinanairplane.
23.WhichofthefollowinggamesistheoneWITHOUT

agoal?
A.SimCity.
B.Pac-Man.
C.TombRaider.
D.Internationalchess.
24.WhereistheFairyTaleCastleofNeuschwanstein?
A.In.Sydney.
B.InGermany.
C.InCalifornia.
D.InParis.
25.Hangmanisagamethathelpswith__.
A.spelling
B.calculating
C.drawing
D.historystudying
26.Ahummingbird'seggisonlyasbigas__.
A.anorange
B.apotato
C.apea
D.agrape
27.WhichofthefollowingisNOTapartofafireen-
gine?
A.Asiren.
B.Aladder.
C.Ahose.
D.Afirehydrant.
28.Atoiletinaspacestationhas__waterinit.
Itusesavacuumtotakeeverythingaway.
A.alittle
B.enough
C.no
D.alotof
29.WhichofthefollowingceremoniesdidNOTtake
placeatSt.Paul'sCathedral?
A.PrinceCharlesandLadyDiana'sweddingcere-
mony.
B.WinstonChurchill'sstatefuneral.
C.TheopeningceremonyofParliamentevery
November.
D.The50thanniversaryofQueenElizabeth'srule.
30.Whichofthefollowingwasthebeginningof
Napoleon'sfallfrompower?
A.TheBattleofTrafalgar.
B.MarchingintoRussia.
C.ThecampaigninEgypt.
D.TheItaliancampaign.
31.PeoplecallfirefightersformanyreasonsEXCEPT
when__.
A.abuildingorforestisonfire
B.thereisacarortrainaccidentandpeopleare
trapped
C.peopleareindangerinaflood
D.somebody'spurseisstolen
32.TheStatueofLibertywasagiftfromthe__peopletotheUSA.
A.German
B.British
C.Dutch
D.French
33.HumanscannotliveWITHOUT__.
A.oxygen
B.carbondioxide
C.carbonmonoxide
D.hydrogen
34.WhichofthefollowingisNOTcorrectaboutBruce
Lee?
A.Heisprobablythemostfamousmartialartsac-
torinkungfufilms.
B.HelearnedWingChunKungFuwhenhewas18.
C.HewroteabookcalledTaoofGungFu
D.Hewantedtobeasstrongaswater.
35.Alligatorseatstonesbecause__.
A.stoneshelpthemeat
B.theyusestonesasweapons
C.thestoneshelpthemstayunderwater
D.stonescontainmineralsgoodfortheirhealth
36.OnSt.Patrick'sdayinNewYork,everyonewears__
tocelebrate.
A.black
B.white
C.green
D.red
37.Taekwondoisoriginatedin__.
A.India
B.Japan
C.Korea
D.China
38.Whenarefarmersbusy?
A.Inautumn.
B.Inspringandsummer.
C.Inwinter.
D.Everyseason.
39.TheGrimmBrotherswrotemanybooks,includ-ing__.
A.SleepingBeauty,SnowWhite,LittleRedRiding
Hood
B.TheLittleMatchGirlSnowWhite,TheUgly
Duckling
C.LittleRedRidingHood,TheLittleMatchGirl
SleepingBeauty
D.CinderellaHanselandGretelTheUglyDuckling
40.WherewasthefirstWorldExpoheld?
A.InNewYork.
B.InBerlin.
C.InLondon
D.InTokyo.

41.HowmanylanguageshavethestoriesoftheGrimm
Brothersbeentranslatedinto?
A.140
B.150
C.160
D.170
42.Mostowlshunt__.
A.inthemorning
B.atnoon
C.intheafternoon
D.atnight
43.DrBethunevisitedmanycountriesinhislifebut
heNEVERvisited__.
A.France
B.GermanyC.Malavsia
D.Spain44.Whatisanactivevolcano?
A.It'savolcanothathasnevererupted.
B.It'savolcanothathaseruptedbeforeandshows
signsthatitmighteruptagain.
C.It'savolcanothathasahistoryoferuptingev-
eryfewthousandyears.
D.It'savolcanothaleruptedoncethreethousand
yearsagobutisnotcurrentlyshowingsignsof
activity.
45.WeiQiiscalled__inEnglish.
A.ChinesechessB.GoC.bridgeD.GoFish
46.Whichofthefollowingextremesports
canbecalledancient?
A.Diving
B.Parachuting.
C.Skiing.
D.Bungeejumping.
47.Whodiscoveredgravity?
A.Einstein.B.Galileo.C.NewtonD.Edison.
48.WhatwasEinstein'sfavouritesport?
A.Sailing.B.Swimming.C.Football.D.Basketball.
49.WhotookcinnamontoEurope?
A.Arabtravelers.
B.Spanishsailors.
C.Europeanbusinessmen.
D.Japanesefishers.
50.WhichofthefollowinganimalsisNOTapredator?
A.Apolarbear.
B.Agorilla
C.Abat.
D.Acheetah.
51.The__inthemetalcansoffoodmadeSir
JohnFranklinandhissailorsslowlygomad.
A.copper
B.iron
C.lead
D.silver
52.PandaWeiweicouldeatwithaknifeandafork,
andcouldalso__.
A.dance
B.walkonthetightrope
C.playatrumpet
D.jumpthroughringswithfire
53.Africanpenguinsarealsocalledjackasspenguins
becausetheircallsoundslikea__.
A.donkey
B.horse
C.dog
D.sheep
54.__werethefirstanimalsinthecircus.
A.Elephants
B.Horses
C.Lions
D.Tigers
55.Thetemperatureoftherefrigeratorshouldbekept
a__allthetime.
A.3℃
B.4℃
C.5℃
D.6℃
56.Afirefightermustlearnallthefollowingskills
EXCEPT__.
A.drivinganambulance
B.climbingaladdersafely
C.usingahose
D.firstaid
57.DrBethunewas__yearsoldwhenhedied,
A.49
B.45
C.39
D.55
58.Whyisthe14JulyaspecialdayforFrance?
A.It'sNapoleon'sbirthday.
B.It'sFrance'sNationalDay.
C.ItwasthestartoftheFrenchRevolution.
D.It'stheanniversaryoftheBattleofTrafalgar.
59.WherewasNapoleonborn?
A.InParis
B.InCorsica.
C.InBrienne.
D.InElba.
60.Whyarepenguinsblackandwhite?
A.Tofindfishmoreeasily.
B.Toattractmates.
C.Tokeepthemselveswarm.
D.Tomakethemselvesdifficulttosee.
61.InTheStarMoneystory,thegirlgaveawayevery-
thingshehadtohelppeopleEXCEPTher__.
A.money
B.coat
C.food
D.dress

62.Whichofthefollowingisn'tpartofNewYork?
A.TimesSquare.
B.FifthAvenue.
C.TheEmpireStateBuilding.
D.TheGoldenGateBridge.
63.Whichisthelargesthumanorgan?
A.Thelungs.
B.Theskin.
C.Theheart.
D.Theliver.
64.The__WorldExpomademanypredictions
abouttheworldinthe21thcentury.
A.2000
B.1962
C.1939
D.1904
65.InAfrica,peoplecanwatchwildanimalsfromhot-
airballoons.Thesetripsarecalled__.
A.stuntflying
B.balloonsafaris
C.airshows
D.aircraftcarriers
66.TouristscanvisittheBuckinghamPalace__.
A.onBritishholidays
B.onweekends
C.whentheroyalfamilygoestoScotlandeachsummer
D.whentheroyalfamilygoesonalongtrip
67.DrBethuneinvented__.
A.aneedle
B.apairofribshears
C.thestethoscope
D.themicroscope
68.WhichofthefollowingstatementsisNOTtrue?
A.BigBenisthetallclocktowerneartheHouses
ofParliamentinLondon.
B.BigBenisthe13-tonbellintheclocktower
neartheHousesofParliamentinLondon.
C.BigBenisfamousforitsbell.
D.PeoplecanhearBigBenringingbeforetheBBC
news.
69.ForwhichsubjectdidEinsteinwintheNobelPrize?
A.PhysicsB.Chemistry.C.Maths.D.Medicine.
70.Whichofthefollowingstatementsaboutbungee
jumpingisNOTtrue?
A.Bungeejumperswearaharnessattachedtoone
endofathickelasticcord.
B.Bungeejumpingwasinspiredbypeoplefromthe
Pacificislands.
C.Thefirstbungeejumpwasdonefromabridge
inSouthAfrica.
D.AChinesecouplegotmarriedwhilebungee
jumping.

2Q&As

71.Whyaremalebirdsusuallymorebeautifulthanfe-
malebirds?ORHowdoglobalwanningand
over-fishingendangerpenguins?
72.DidDrBethuneaskforpaymentfromhispatients?
Why?(二题任选其一回答)

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